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Ships Inn

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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Ships Inn represents a unique piece of Nantucket history while providing the comfort and convenience essential to visitors.Located in a quiet historical neighborhood near town.The sought after combination of a historic inn and an acclaimed restaurant serving fresh local ingredients. A truly memorable Nantucket experience.
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Property amenities
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Bar/Lounge
Babysitting
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room features
Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
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HOTEL STYLE
Charming
Centrally Located
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Location
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98Great for walkers
Grade: 98 out of 100
108Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
50Attractionswithin 0.5 km
Reviews (93)
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely and romantic dinner. Great service, food and wine list. A small but quiet place. Great for celebrating a special event. Recommend saving room for dessert and order the soufflé. Overall very enjoyable.

Thank 119kristend
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nick, Polly and I had a fabulous dinner at an outstanding restaurant. We were greeted by name by the maitre de even though I am only there a couple of times a year. He remembered that I had previously asked for a specific non alcoholic...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Many great places to dine on Nantucket but for a truly exceptionally prepared meal and elegant service the Ships Inn is the place to go. Some classics and great specials. This is one place not to skip the bread basket too.

Thank caryn1958
Reviewed October 5, 2018

We visited Nantucket Island in October of 2018 and the weather was beautiful and the island much quieter than our past summer visits. We entertained old friends with a dinner at the restaurant in the Ships Inn during Restaurant Week on Nantucket. Three of us...More

Thank JayJay55138
Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

Each September we get to visit this special inn. Mary Lou, Bob, and the entire staff do a wonderful job of pampering. The rooms are lovely, the breakfasts delicious, and the restaurant is top notch. Our server, Melissa, is the best! A perfect location too!

Thank Liz Y
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Room Tips
"We stayed in the front and enjoyed the morning sunshine streaming in based on Marylou's suggestion. ..."
Avidtraveller525
Jul. 25, 2017
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"Second floor room "Success" has canopy queen bed and twin bed."
gregorya474
Apr. 22, 2017
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"The second floor is a bit quieter than the first floor."
Colleen139
Oct. 14, 2015
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"Be nice, engage the team and have fun!"
DPRMA
Sep. 17, 2015
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PRICE RANGE
US$281 - US$457 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
ships hotel nantucket
LOCATION
United StatesMassachusettsNantucket
NUMBER OF ROOMS
10
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